[Marxism] email formats and Yahoo mail

Intense Red intnsred at golgotha.net
Fri Oct 30 13:01:44 MDT 2009

 > I am really against HTML email (especially if it is JUST to accommodate
 > yahoo!), though I don't want to make a big deal about it because people
 > will call me "stone aged" etc.

   Count me as against HTML e-mail. It's not only the spam part, but the 
security aspect. Many spams will include URLs to display graphics and 
embedded in those URLs often is a hex string universal ID of your e-mail 
address; this way the spammers can verify that you're actively reading 
their spam, and thus marking you as a "live one" to send you more.

 > It's the way we always used to type, remember?!

   I've found an increasing amount of young people were never taught how to 
type. It's sort of like penmanship now; you're taught the bare basics, but 
the topic is never taught as a discipline so the student learns it on their 
own to a "good enough" standard and never masters the task.

"The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he 
must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money." -- Karl 

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